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Licensed Vocational Nurse OR Licensed Psychiatric Tech

Company: Merakey
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Merakey is currently seeking a PRN Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or LPT to join Merakey in our IDD Community based program throughout Escondido, CA. POSITION DETAILS

  • Implements program policy and procedure according to program regulations and guidelines
  • Provides overall medical support to individuals who receive services to include scheduling of medical appointments and follow up as needed.
    • Works closely with Program Director and Administrator to ensure health and safety of individuals receiving services
    • Provides on-site medical support to individuals
    • Represents Merakey at all external meetings, conferences, etc. as assigned
    • Knowledgeable and adheres to program regulations, assisting in preparation for annual licensure as applicable
    • Maintains frequent contact with family members, as deemed appropriate
    • Maintains frequent contact with external stakeholders as needed
    • On-call responsibilities
    • May perform other related duties when assigned or required WHAT MERAKEY HAS TO OFFER
      • Work/Life Balance
      • Competitive Compensation Plans
      • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement ABOUT OUR ENHANCED BEHAVIOR SUPPORT HOMES The mission, vision and core values of Merakey align with those of a successful Enhanced Behavioral Support Home (EBSH) for individuals with high risk factors, involved with multiple systems. Merakey's mission is "enriching lives by providing exceptional services through an individualized approach", integrating the mission with our vision of "creating communities where everyone is empowered to take meaning steps toward reaching their fullest potential", and our core values of compassion, diversity, integrity, quality, safety and trust, build a foundation of holistic care for the people we support. Merakey's philosophy for the EBSH program seeks to inspire hope of recovery, promote empowerment, self-determination, understanding, and coping skills for individuals allowing them to achieve their fullest potential. Merakey services assist individuals to develop, enhance, and/or retain: psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal adjustment and/or independent living competencies so they experience more success, satisfaction and integration in the environments of their choice and can function as independently as possible. ABOUT MERAKEY Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations. The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to helping people...one individual at a time. APPLY TODAY at: www.merakey.org/careers MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer A minimum of one (1) year current nursing experience is preferred.Experience working with IDD population in a community setting is preferred.Experience working with challenging behaviors/MH issues preferred.A current California Nursing License and a genuine interest in working with individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.In addition, a current and valid driver's license and reliable transportation may be required depending on the work location.

Keywords: Merakey, Escondido , Licensed Vocational Nurse OR Licensed Psychiatric Tech, Healthcare , Escondido, California

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